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Fig. 4 | BMC Microbiology

Fig. 4

From: Oxacillin sensitization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius by antisense peptide nucleic acids in vitro

Fig. 4

Phenotypic effect of anti-ftsZ PNA on cell morphology of MRSA and MRSP. a Swollen cells (purple arrow), an expected phenotypic effect of FtsZ were observed in Z46-treated cultures, while untreated and scrZ-treated cultures appeared normal. A larger number of Z46-treated cells stained pink (red arrow) compared to scrZ-treated cells; untreated cells did not stain pink. Scale bar = 1 μm. b Gram stained cells from three frames were counted with Image J and mean ± SD values are shown

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